Unit Research Officer Ref 2411
School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School / SHORE-C (Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer)
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Salary: starting at £25,941 and rising to £30,046 per annum
Placed on: 27 September 2019
Closing date: 17 October 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: January 2020.
We are looking for a well-organised and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to manage all aspects of the SHORE-C Unit’s Finance and Administration, working closely with the Director & Deputy Director.
Based at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School on the University of Sussex campus the post-holder will be part of the SHORE-C team which conducts research in psychosocial oncology.
The Research Administrator is responsible for managing the Unit’s research grants and for delivering a high standard of administrative support for the Director/Deputy Director and Post-Doctoral Research Fellows. S/he will help in the application of new research grant funding from Charity, Industry and other National/International funding bodies. S/he will also support preparation for training courses for healthcare professionals and conferences conducted by SHORE-C.
The position requires a high degree of responsibility for decision-making and involves frequent contact with a wide variety of people at all levels in academia, pharma, commercial environments and patients.
You should have previous experience of having worked in a busy office environment and have developed systems to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines. You will be expected to make decisions independently and work flexibly with the needs of SHORE-C. You should have fast, accurate keyboard skills and a working knowledge of spreadsheets, networked e-mail and the Internet.
How to apply
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to firstname.lastname@example.org
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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.